Published on 21 Jul 2012 by Toni M.
Hector Barbera will be missing next weekend’s US GP at Laguna Seca after suffering a training accident yesterday.
Pramac Racing confirmed the news today and reported that the Spaniard suffered a fracture to his left tibia and fibula and will have to undergo surgery tomorrow at the Insitituto Universitario Deuxus in Barcellona.
The reknowned Dr. Xavier Mir will perform the surgery and then release details regarding the operation and Barbera’s expected recovery period, which is usually four to five weeks for a MotoGP rider.
It is unknown whether Pramac will decide to field at replacement rider for Laguna Seca.